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John Fiennes Twistleton Crampton
Anne Verner
(Cir 1743-1826)
Sir Philip Crampton Baronet (1st)
Selina Cannon
Sir John Fiennes Twisleton Crampton Baronet (2nd)


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Victoire Balfe

Sir John Fiennes Twisleton Crampton Baronet (2nd) 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Aug 1805, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland 1 3
  • Marriage: Victoire Balfe on 31 Mar 1860 1
  • Died: 5 Dec 1886, Bushy Park, Bray, Ireland aged 81 1
  • Buried: St. Patrick Anglican Churchyard, Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland 1

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Education: Eton College, Berkshire, England. 1

Occupation: Ambassador (British): Madrid, Spain. 3

Education, 5 Nov 1821, Trinity College, Dublin. 3 John Crampton, who paid double fees and enjoyed several privileges as a Fellow Commoner or Socii Comitates, entered Trinity College on November 5, 1821, aged 16. His Schoolmaster was Dr. Keate of Eton College. John Crampton was born in Dublin and was the son of Philip Crampton, a Surgeon. He inherited the title of Baronet (2nd) from his father (1st), and attained the honour of Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. He was the British Ambassador in Madrid. For more information see the Dictionary of Modern Biography (Frederic Boase, 1892 and supplementary editions) together with the Eton School Lists (By H. E. Chetwynd-Stapylton, London, 1864).

(Original text: CRAMPTON, JOHN, S.C. (Dr Keate, Eton Coll.), Nov. 5, 1821, aged 16; s. of Philip, Chirurgus; b. Dublin. [2nd Bart.; K.C.B. Ambassador at Madrid.] See Boase and Eton School Lists.)

Honours: Order of the Bath, 30 Sep 1856. 4

John married Victoire Balfe on 31 Mar 1860.1


1 Personal knowledge of Paul N. Daly (RIN. 4479). E-Mail "RE: Crampton Family", 17 Oct 2011.

2 John Fiennes Twisleton Crampton (Family Tree - Aughrim Rectory), "The Very Reverend," supplied by (Family Tree - Aughrim Rectory), [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Passed down through the family via George Crampton to Eileen Crampton to Colleen Engelsman to Ryan Kriste.

3 George Dames Burtchaell M.A., K.C., M.R.I.A. (Sometime Deputy Ulster King of Arms) and Thomas Ulick Sadleir M.A., M.R.I.A., editors, Alumni Dublinensis - A Register of the Students, Graduates, Professors, and Provosts of Trinity College, in the University of Dublin (London: Williams & Northgate, 1924 -, 2005), Pg. 187.

4 The London Gazette The Times Online, 01 Oct 1856, online archives.

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